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The Summer Naomi Missed

In by Allison on February 8, 2011 at 6:35 pm

Naomi spent July and August with her parents on Cape Cod, while we all got jobs lifeguarding at the pool or working at Johnny Rockets. The days stretched long and heavy, humid empty time between things that mattered. One night, Greg stole a bottle of Southern Comfort, and we drank it by the lake. Jake said he and Katie did it on the dock that night, but no one believed him because Katie probably wouldn’t. Things like that, you know? Naomi wanted us to tell her what happened, and we tried to, we really did. But she just wasn’t there, see.

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  1. This is real. I’m Naomi to my friends back in Chicago.

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